Montagne de Reims Regional Natural Park

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Montagne de Reims Regional Natural Park (Parc naturel régional de la Montagne de Reims)
Protected Area
Verzenay 2.jpg
The village of Verzenay with grape vineyards in the foreground
Country France
State Marne
Region Champagne-Ardenne
Established 1976
Management Fédération des parcs naturels régionaux de France
IUCN category V - Protected Landscape/Seascape
Website: www.parc-montagnedereims.fr

Montagne de Reims Regional Natural Park (French: Parc naturel régional de la Montagne de Reims) is a protected area in the Champagne-Ardenne region of France. It is organized around the Montagne de Reims, a wooded range of hills covered by vineyards that produce the region's eponymous sparkling wine, Champagne.

The area was officially designated as a regional natural park in 1976 with a total land area of 50,000 hectares (120,000 acres).[1]

Member communes[edit]

As of 2012, the following communes are park members:[2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ IUCN Commission on National Parks and Protected Areas (November 1990). 1990 United Nations list of national parks and protected areas. IUCN. p. 89. ISBN 978-2-8317-0032-8. Retrieved 2 May 2012. 
  2. ^ "Parc naturel régional de la Montagne de Reims" (in French). Annuaire-mairie.fr. 2011. Retrieved 2 May 2012. 

Coordinates: 49°09′27″N 3°54′40″E / 49.15750°N 3.91111°E / 49.15750; 3.91111